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A collection of public relations photos taken for the Great Northern Railway, mostly by the Hedrich Blessing company of Chicago. These were frequently used in Annual Reports of the company. MOUSE OVER column headings like "Location" then click the down-arrow to filter or sort for specific items.  Or type a word into search box at upper right. CLICK LINK for a larger preview and more information; then click "Full Size" for largest available photo.

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Valley, Plain & PeakBook.001"Valley, Plain & Peak" - Circa 1894 GN PR publication with images and descriptions of activities and scenes along the line from Twin Cities to Puget Sound. LARGE ~18Mb .pdf file.VariousAll #3000 on point of eastward train departing WenatcheeWENATCHEEWA departing west end of Appleyard, near Wenatchee, WAAPPLEYARDWA train crossing Gassman Coulee bridge west of MinotMINOTND train above Sunset Falls, east of Index WAINDEXWA grain train in Montana bound for Portland, ORWOLF POINTMT hopper cars Wright bridgeSPOKANEWA F-units pull GN's first unit potash train of 118 carsNORTHGATEND plant under constructionCONKELLEYMT unit grain train departs Wolf Point for PortlandWOLF POINTMT hoppers in new Big Sky Blue scheme panel boxcars in original orange-and-green scheme portal of Cascade TunnelBerneWA freight near Columbia River sidingCOLUMBIA RIVERWA car dumper at Scott PaperEVERETTWA hoppers being loaded with bulk flour cars on pierSEATTLEWA TOFC or "piggyback" vansAPPLEYARDWA Yard freight houseMINOTND train of wheat unloading at Peavey terminalPORTLANDOR hopper being loaded with potashNORTHGATEND sampling from a covered hopperHILLYARDWA hopper at Wolfkill Feed & Seed, unloading corn from Sioux City, IAMONROEWA boxcar unloader in rolled paper service loading at Wolf Point - depot in backgroundWOLF POINTMT of aluminum ingotsCONKELLEYMT tamper being undercut and cleanedMINNEAPOLISMN being hand-leveled Empire Builder near Glacier ParkMT View of a short dome, from the rear looking towards the stairway up to the dome section. view of Ranch car Empire Builder at Havre.HavreMT River observation car Empire Builder near St Paul, MNST PAULMN River observation car Empire Builder at Bison, MTBISONMT Yard Car Repair ShopMINOTND being assembled at St. Cloud ShopsST CLOUDMN chocks, wheel stops or "skates" "paint booth" stencils to box car - mid 1940's Yard humpMINOTND retarders at Gavin YardMINOTND Yard view from towerMINOTND station at Gavin YardMINOTND Yard towerMINOTND cars at HillyardHILLYARDWA Yard towerMINOTND from yard tower looking northeastHILLYARDWA